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Original Base Price $730.00
No. Produced 56,804
Body Maker Terraplane
No. Doors 4
Passengers 5
Model Number
Wheelbase 116 inches
Front Tread 55 1/2 inches
Rear Tread 56 inches
Type Own L-head
Displacement 212 cu. in.
Cylinders 6
Bore & Stroke 3 & 5 inches
Compression Ratio-Std 5.8 to 1
Compression Ratio-Opt Not applicable
Brake Horsepower 80@3600
Rated Horsepower 21.6
Main Bearings 3
Valve Lifters
Block Material
Engine Numbers
Engine No. Location Stamped on left side block opposite cylinder NO. 1.
Type Single downdraft
Make Carter
Type Helical
No. Of Gears 3
Gear Ratios
1st 2.42 to 1
2nd 1.61 to 1
3rd 1 to 1
4th Not applicable
5th Not applicable
Reverse 2.99 to 1
Single plate power
Clutch Size 8 5/8 inches
Spiral bevel
Differential Ratio 4.55 to 1
Front Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Rear Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Worm & sector
Service Mechanical
Front Size 9 inches
Rear Size 9 inches
Emergency Internal expanding on 4 wheels
Size 9 inches
Exhaust System
Ignition System Distributor and coil
Cooling System Centrifugal water pump
Radiator Cellular
Fuel Type
Wheel Type
Wheel Mfr
Wheel Size
Tire Type
Tire Size 6 x 16
Spare Location
Oil 6 Quarts
Transmission 3 Pints
Cooling System 18 Quarts
Rear Differential 2 3/4 Pints
Front Differential Not applicable
Transfer Case Not applicable
Not Rated
VIN/Serial no. 21,500 and up
VIN Description
VIN Location Plate on dash under hood.
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Additional Information
No. produced is total Terraplane calendar year production.

The Production Figure Book for U.S. Cars Jerry HeasleyHorseless Carriage Foundation
8186 Center St. Suite F P.O. Box 4119
La Mesa CA 91944-4119
(619) 464-0301
Chilton Flat Rate & Tune Up Manual Thirteenth Edition 1939Horseless Carriage Foundation
Automobile Trade Journal April 1934Horseless Carriage Foundation
Paint Type
Colors Special Blue
Stanhope Blue
Pastel Blue
Sapphire Blue
Bruce Black No. 3
Evening Blue
Florida Tan
Royal Bronze
Emerald Green
Bison Brown
Prairie Green
Croyden Green
Hudson Maroon
Classic Blue
Daphnis Green
Rustic Green
Steel Dust
Hudson Blue
Sun Tan
Standard/Optional Equipment
Data not yet collectedStd
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